Jisoo Kim Elected Editor-in-Chief of The Journal of Korean Studies

Headshot Jisoo Kim
August 09, 2019

Congratulations to Elliott School Korea Foundation Associate Professor of History and International Affairs Jisoo Kim for her recent election to editor-in-chief of The Journal of Korean Studies. The foremost journal in Korean studies, the publication features articles on multidisciplinary subjects concerning Korea. In history, anthropology, contemporary geopolitics and beyond, the journal examines Korea-related topics of interest to scholars, students and the public alike. Professor Kim, who also directs the GW Institute for Korean Studies, will bring tremendous expertise and experience to her new role when she assumes her editor-in-chief functions later this year. A specialist in gender and legal history of early modern Korea, her research interests and endeavors engage a broad swath of subjects, including crime and justice, forensic medicine, literature, language and more. For more of her work, check out her award-winning book: The Emotions of Justice: Gender, Status and Legal Performance in Chosŏn Korea.